During the past several years the Internet has become a major player for people who are researching their “roots.” As we advance in the digital age, many genealogical sites are appearing on the Internet. They contain information, indexes and digital images of the records genealogists use to do research. “The Internet Search” can be overwhelming. The presentation addresses project organization for the beginner and advanced alike, and introduces Internet Research Methodology to make the experience enjoyable and productive.
The human need to belong to someone or something is very powerful. In an attempt to find our niche in the world, and our time in history, it is important to look back to our ancestors. Writing a Family History is a daunting project. After all the time and effort spent on gathering, researching, and organizing the materials, determination of a format and style is a major decision. The presentation will address issues of the purpose of the composition, organizational techniques, writing style, and numbering systems. A discussion of genealogy software is included.